Kevin McCarthy

January 7, 2023: On the 15th ballot Kevin McCarthy is elected speaker of the US House of Representatives.

His chart progressed to January 7, 2023

Chart data from his birth certicate is January 26, 1965 at 12.40pm PST (35N22; 119W01) Bakersfield, California

Progressed Sun (his desire for power and significance) at 1N57 and 4 Aries 56 was parallel progressed Venus, cusp ruler of house 6 (work) at 1N07; sesquisquare (agitation, sudden disturbance and change) progressed Neptune (his great expectations and ideals) at 19 Scorpio 51 > end date is December 10, 2023; and sextile (opportunity) birth chart ascendant at 4 Gemini 45.   

Progressed Jupiter at 18N09 was parallel birth chart Sun at 18S36.

Progressed Midheaven (getting the job) at 12 Aries 40 was inconjunct progressed Mars (fights) at 12 Virgo 45R and progressed Uranus at 11 Virgo 52R – the cusp ruler of house 10; and progressed Mars was conjunction progressed Uranus.

And progressed Mercury (his dominant planet) at 11N27 was parallel birth chart Saturn (work and responsibility) at 11S31 in house 10 (his job and position).

Progressed Moon at 12 Capricorn 57 in house 8 was trine progressed Mars and square progressed Midheaven. 

His attainment of the speakership was timed by transit Venus at 5 Aquarius sextile progressed Sun; and transit Uranus at 15 Taurus 03R and 16N01 square and parallel birth chart Midheaven.

Progressed Saturn opposition progressed Uranus – the cusp rulers of house 10 – started December 21, 2022 > peak power date is August 4, 2029; and progressed Mars conjunction progressed Uranus forecasts strive with the extremists, conflict, startling exposés and unexpected developments.  

(Uranus and Pluto are retrograde in his birth chart and Mars, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto are retrograde in his progressed chart indicating their desire-urges are repressed.)

His chart’s astrodyne report

Mercury the very smart intellectual planet dominates McCarthy’s chart. It’s conjunction Venus in the second decanate of Capricorn – martyrdom – and he can make the most of his local environment and has an exceptional capacity for dauntless persistence and work. 

The (weak non-prominent) Sun is in the first decanate of Aquarius – originality – and McCarthy has a remarkable knowledge of human nature and can handle people and situations.

The (weak non-prominent) Moon is in the first decanate of Sagittarius – devotion – and he has the ability to inspire others and feels his existence has a define purpose.

His ascendant is in the first decanate of Gemini – intuition – and he’s a natural born thinker and high academic achiever.    

His story

Kevin Owen McCarthy was born in Bakersfield, California. His mother was a home maker and his father an assistant fire chief. He is the first Republican in his immediate family – his parents were members of the Democratic Party.

McCarthy attended California State University, Bakersfield, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in marketing in 1989 and a Master of Business Administration in 1994

In 1995, he chaired the California Young Republicans and from 1999 to 2002 chaired the Young Republican National Federation.

McCarthy was elected to the California State Assembly in 2002 and was elected to the United States Congress in 2006.

He has served as the U.S. representative for California’s 22nd congressional district from 2007 to 2013 and for the 23rd district since 2013; and as House Majority Leader from 2014 to 2019.

On November 19, 2021 he talked (Mercury – the cosmic chatterbox – is his dominant planet) for 8 hours and 32 minutes setting a record for the longest continuous speech (Sun is in house 9) in modern history – his claim to fame (Sun). The speech was described as a meandering and at times nonsensical monologue that had some senators dozing off.

McCarthy supported Trump’s false denial of Joe Biden’s win in the 2020 presidential election and participated in efforts to overturn the result. Later he condemned the attack on the US capital on January 2, 2020 and said the 2020 election was legitimate.

He led the Republicans in gaining control of the House in the 2022 midterm elections.

McCarthy and his wife, Judy, have two children.

Personal data is from his Wikipedia entry.

Author: DW Sutton

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